From: Steve Richter <srichter@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> > Behalf Of Leif Svalgaard > >...there may be other reasons for not > >opening up the system: "security by obscurity". > > Are Windows and Linux also a security house of cards? > If so, why is it very important that an open source os400 would be too? > Well, Windows seems to be. Linux not necessarily. You misunderstood me: it is not that the property of being "open" makes a system insecure. In fact, I'll argue that being open is a prerequisite for being truly secure. It is just that the particular architecture of the AS/400 makes it impossible to be at the same time open and secure.
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